Green Pope?

by Steve Ray on December 17, 2009

Italian journalist reminds reader: Pope is not Al Gore
http://www.catholicculture.org/news/headlines/index.cfm?storyid=4949
Although the message of Pope Benedict XVI for the World Day of Peace places heavy emphasis on environmental concerns, Giuliano Gerrar of the Italian daily Il Foglio reminds his readers that the “green” approach favored by the Pope is very distant from the environmentalism espoused by Al Gore and other secular liberals.

Pope’s environmentalism seen as a bid to find common ground on natural law
http://www.catholicculture.org/news/headlines/index.cfm?storyid=4950
Father Raymond de Souza, the editor of Canada’s National Post, interprets Pope Benedict’s message for the World Day of Peace as another effort to find common ground with secular thought. If we can agree on the importance of respecting nature, he argues, we may be able to agree on the importance of respecting natural law.

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Barbara Edsall December 27, 2009 at 4:14 PM

I wonder if the Holy Father is aware of “Climategate” (the discovery of emails by scientists indicating fraud in “climate change” research) and if he has an opinion on that.

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